The Legacy Cliff: A Guest Post by Dr. Andrew Thorn

Are you there yet?

Have you reached that point in your life when you suddenly realize that there are more days behind you than there are ahead of you? If you have, then you may find yourself wondering “was it all worth it?” or maybe even, “is this all there is?”

The midpoint of life, under normal circumstances, is an intense transitional experience. These are not normal circumstances. The current economic, social, political, physical and spiritual environments seem to be more turbulent than at any other time in recent memory.

Some of us may be facing involuntary career changes. Many of us are watching the retirement funds we so carefully and painfully saved over a lifetime, evaporate right before our eyes.